LEE, Tzyy-Sheng

LEE, Tzyy-Sheng

Lee Tzyy-Sheng, born in 1965 in Taipei, was inspired by his parents to start learning the piano at the age of 4, and went to classes for musical talents at Fuxing Elementary School, Nanmeng Junior-high School, and NTNU affiliated Senior High School. Suffice to say that Li represents the first generation of students educated in the experimental classes for musical talents. Later on he was admitted to Department of Music, National Taipei University of Arts. In 1990, Li was admitted to master’s program at Boston University, learning composition from Theodore Antoniou and Lukas Foss. In 1992, he went to study composition on full William Penn scholarship under a doctorate program at University of Pennsylvania, learning from Richard Wernick and George Crumb, and got his PhD in 1996. Li currently is associate professor cum Director of Institute of Music of the National Chia Tung University as well as chairperson of Taiwan Modern Music Association. Besides teaching, Li is also active in creating music. As a meticulous thinker, Li is creative with the structural deployment of his musical works, which cover orchestra, dance and opera as well a wide variety of camber music, solo music, vocal music and choral music, and has won numerous domestic and international awards.

(Source:Taiwan Music Institute)


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